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© 2020 best-livres watchowatch fr. Thank you! I had the pleasure of rereading some of my favorite stories by Octavia Butler, margo Lanigan and Joyce Carol Oates as well as of being introduced to authors I’ll definitely be seeking out more work from. I seriously doubt I'll ever actually read every story in this collection - it's 1100 double-columned pages, after all, but luckily I've got a brother advising me on which he thinks are worth a look. Over 1100+ pages, the book includes more than a hundred stories. I checked this out to read one single story, but I'm too tempted by the others to skip them. I'm slowly tackling this one and rating each story as I go along: You are right! As far as a humongous collection of weird tales, it just don't get better than this, folks. November 1st 2010 I'm quite sure the VanderMeers have designed their book to be consumed in small doses, giving each of the tales time to fester and to inspire. File Type: PDF EPUB MOBI. As far as a humongous collection of weird tales, it just don't get better than this, folks. Martin. By turns tender and terrifying, straight-faced and satirical, graceful and grotesque, awe-inspiring and devastating, the stories in this wide-ranging volume are capable of producing one dizzying revelation after another, as they explore the height, depth and breadth of the unfettered human imagination. Seriously. XD, Mycophilia: Revelations From the Weird World of Mushrooms Eugenia Bone. These stories are worms," writes China Mieville in the final words of the final writing in this cinderblock of a book. Massive shrieks of delight!! Fantastic, all, from writers obscure and well known. "This is a worm farm. Annihilation won the Nebula and Shirley Jackson Awards, has been translated into 35 languages, and was made into a film from Paramount Pictures directed by Alex Garland. Even considering the 1152 double-columned pages, its heft (not at all comfortable for reading in bed) and the couple of months it took me to get through this weighty tome, it was all worth it. by Corvus, The Weird: A Compendium of Strange and Dark Stories. An interesting collection of Weird Fiction covering over a century of work, edited by Ann and Jeff VanderMeer. Elsewhere by Dean Koontz Learn more about this epic new thriller. But not every choice was an inspired one, there were some stories that despite very much enjoying them I didn’t feel fit the overall theme of the collection and others that were just bad examples both of the genre and o. I found it too hard to read and hold the book. Instant access to millions of titles from Our Library and it’s FREE to try! - including epub, pdf, azw, mobi and more. For a book themed by such a niche genre, stories of the weird, this book covers a huge amount of ground. His nonfiction has appeared in New York Times, the Los Angeles Times, the Atlantic, Slate, Salon, and the Washington Post. I can't comment on how good the curation is, because of the same ignorance of the genre that made it worth reading in the first place. It's October. Seriously. While every anthology has a few stories that a reader's not going to like, overall this one is a 5/5 star collection, worth every moment it took to read and certainly worth ev. The are so many fake sites which said they have the book that I want like latest Harry Potter. I received my most wanted books. Of course I'm reading something like this. I fought to finish this mammoth this year, despite its length and complexity, otherwise it would have been a shame to start a book in May and to finish it next year. I was worry at first time when I got redirected to the membership site. There are stories that are known, stories that are much less known and some stories translated into English for the first time. However, it also includes names that you probably won’t have heard of unless you are a huge fan or an amateur historian of this cross-cutting subgenre (more on that descriptor to come.)

His most recent novel, the national bestseller Borne, received wide-spread critical acclaim and his prior novels include the Southern Reach trilogy (Annihilation, Authority, and Acceptance). NYT bestselling writer Jeff VanderMeer has been called “the weird Thoreau” by the New Yorker for his engagement with ecological issues. Not only does the book cover temporal ground (from the 19th century through writers of today), it includes works by authors from India, Japan, Nigeria, Benin, Iran, the Czech Republic, and many other nations besides the numerou. Together these stories form The Weird, and its practitioners include some of the greatest names in twentieth and twenty-first century literature. Recommended! It's very easy to get high quality ebooks here, thanks!

This is the Holy Bible of the horror anthologies, particularly for the uncanny, weird horror. He has spoken at the Guggenheim, the Library of Congress, and the Arthur C. Clarke Center for the Human Imagination. Massive shrieks of delight!! Title: - Mycophilia: Revelations From the Weird World of Mushrooms Eugenia Bone I would rank this at the same exalted level as Manguel's excellent BLACK WATER anthologies - not just another horror anthology, but a true tribute to weird literature throughout the world. Annihilation won the Nebula and Shirley Jackson Awards, has been translat. The Weird is the winner of the 2012 World Fantasy Award for Best Anthology.

This book is available for free download in a number of formats Let us know what’s wrong with this preview of, Published The stories start run from the 19th century to modern, so some of the writing is dated. Luckily there are now both paperback editions and one for the e-reader. If you generally like Lovecraft or Harlan, Ellison these stories are great. While the book mostly consists of short stories, it does include several novellas and a novel excerpt. You can also read the full text online using our ereader. Finally I can download and read Mycophilia: Revelations From the Weird World of Mushrooms Eugenia Bone

;). Its an anthology, so it's a mix. It is HUGE and granted, some of the stories are better than others but this book has changed my reading life forever. 110 stories, novellas, novel fragments and even entire novels, from Belgium to Iran, from South America to North America, from England to Bengal and India. I fought to finish this mammoth this year, despite its length and complexity, otherwise it would have been a shame to start a book in May and to finish it next year. A selection more than a century wide, from extremely famous to (comparatively) more obscure writers, the only complaint I might make about the selection at a glance is that it looks to be overwhelmingly anglo authors, but that's a pretty minor complaint. While the book mostly consists of short stories, it does include several novellas and a novel excerpt. Some are great, some are masterpieces, some are classics, some are crap. Refresh and try again. Some general points of note: NYT bestselling writer Jeff VanderMeer has been called “the weird Thoreau” by the New Yorker for his engagement with ecological issues. I did not read the whole thing but anything below 5 stars is a crime. Watching the number of characters I can fit into this textbox dwindle away as I review each story is creating a feeling of anxiety entirely appropriate to this book. I can't comment on how good the curation is, because of the same ignorance of the genre that made it worth reading in the first place. Author: Eugenia Bone Just click on the FREE REGISTRATION button and create an account. Recommended. Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - no Kindle device required. Apple. But now I really excited that I found this libraries! 110 stories, novellas, novel fragments and even entire novels, from Belgium to Iran, from South America to North America, from England to Bengal and India. While every anthology has a few stories that a reader's not going to like, overall this one is a 5/5 star collection, worth every moment it took to read and certainly worth every penny I spent on it. all of the first lines of each story are listed here. All books are in clear copy here, and all files are secure so don't worry about it. Rare for an anthology to be this consistently filled with gems. . My friends are so angry because they don't know how I have all this high quality ebooks. What's missing in this horror compendium? Best to read on an eReader. Start by marking “The Weird: A Compendium of Strange and Dark Stories” as Want to Read: Error rating book. I found it quite valuable in filling that gap; I still don't have a very solid idea of the overall state of the genre at any given time, but I'm much more familiar with the general arc of its development. An interesting collection of Weird Fiction covering over a century of work, edited by Ann and Jeff VanderMeer. Windows Phone.

Every story is like falling into a dream. He has coedited several iconic anthologies with his wife, the Hugo Award winning editor. Not only does the book cover temporal ground (from the 19th century through writers of today), it includes works by authors from India, Japan, Nigeria, Benin, Iran, the Czech Republic, and many other nations besides the numerous British and American entries. “I felt as if the whole house was like a living organism slowly and imperceptibly digesting me by the action of some stupefying gastric juice.”, “If I were you, I would never tell ugly stories about ingenious ways of killing people, for you never can tell but that someone at the table may be tired of his or her nearest and dearest.”, Locus Award Nominee for Best Anthology (2012), British Fantasy Award for Best Anthology (2012), This is Horror Award for Anthology (2012). I found it quite valuable in filling that gap; I still don't have a very solid idea of the overall state of the genre at any given time, but I'm much more familiar with the general arc of its d. Having already decided not to review each story individually, I'm not sure what the best tack for discussing this collection is, so I'm just gonna hit a few random points.

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